Docker and DevOps – can containers really replace virtual machines?

Docker for DevOps is like VM on steroids.  Actually, it’s different and it’s better.  Generally. But can containers actually replace virtual machines (VM)?  What is Docker? Read on.   While VM and cloud servers solved some problems, they created others:  Renting VMs comes with clunky scaling, portability issues and vendor lock-in. When you understand that … More Docker and DevOps – can containers really replace virtual machines?

Are you employing a DevOps strategy?

Are you employing a DevOps strategy?  DevOps : Market and Tools DevOps has changed the market and also the tools we use in the software industry.  Gone are the days of separation.  We have quickly passed  from “waterfall” through the separated infancy of “agile system administration” and “agile operations” to “DevOps.” But what IS DevOps?  … More Are you employing a DevOps strategy?

DevOps : what does this term mean and why should we care?

DevOps What does this term mean and why should we care? The term, DevOps, seems to have begun to be popularized sometime around 2008, coming out of that year’s Agile conference.  The movement gained ground via a number of “devops days” in 2009, which have continued around the world ever since. According to Webopedia, “DevOps … More DevOps : what does this term mean and why should we care?